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State : SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton ZurichCanton Zurich Zurich (ZH)
District : Affolternw
Political community : Aeugst am Albisi2 w1
Postal code : 8914
Coordinates : 679 317  /  237564 coordinates: 47 ° 17 '3 "  N , 8 ° 29' 13"  O ; CH1903:  679 317  /  237564
Height : 611  m above sea level M.
Aeugstertal Castle

Aeugstertal Castle

Aeugstertal (Switzerland)
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Aeugstertal is a hamlet in the political municipality of Aeugst am Albis in the Affoltern district in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. The Götschihof home and a garage and workshop for Postbuses are also located in the Aeugstertal.


It lies between the Aeugsterberg and the Albis . From Hausen am Albis a road leads past the Türlersee and along the Reppisch to Aeugstertal and on via Stallikon to Birmensdorf . A road leads from Aeugst am Albis via the hamlet of Müliberg to Aeugstertal.

An old mine locomotive with a mine dog indicates the former Riedhof lignite mine


The Borsikon , which was lost in the 16th century and was located in today's Aeugstertal, is mentioned in 883 as Porsinchova. In the Chloster house in Aeugstertal there was the Beguine monastery , which was closed before 1500 . The former monastery and the buildings of the disused silk weaving mill have been converted into residential and commercial spaces.

In the Riedhof mine , coal was mined mainly during the Second World War.



There are buses to Aeugstertal from Hausen am Albis, Affoltern am Albis via Aeugst am Albis and from Stallikon / Zurich- Wiedikon . Communities such as Affoltern am Albis, Hausen am Albis and Aeugst am Albis can be reached in less than ten minutes by car.

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